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Centennial on the Neuse

Canoeing at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

Centennial on the Neuse

Join us for a variety of centennial events all day! A ranger-led paddle trip will depart at 9:00 a.m. on the Neuse River and the group will take-out at the park just before noon for lunch and will then continue downriver to Seven Springs.  A four-mile fun run event will begin at the Visitor Center at 10:00 a.m. and participants can run the four mile as many times as they like and will earn a certificate for doing so.  Local vendors including chainsaw sculpters and other area artists will be on-site.  A hickory-smoked bar-b-que concession will be selling plates and sandwiches for those who would like to eat lunch on the grounds.  Ranger-led longleaf pine interpretive hikes will begin at 10:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m., detailing the history of the longleaf pine in the region and division-led efforts to restore longleaf habitat on both this park and at Sandy Run State Natural Area.  Those who want to paddle the Neuse must pre-register (six canoes available) and those with their own canoes or kayaks are invted to attend also.  Call the park office at (919)778-6234 for more details.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Park Visitor Center

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

240 Park Entrance Road
Seven SpringsNC 28578
Latitude: 35.235400
Longitude: -77.893200

Park Hours:

Winter (Dec., Jan., & Feb.): 7am - 7pm
Spring (March & April): 7am - 9pm  
Summer (May-Sept.): 7am - 10pm
Fall (Oct. & Nov.): 7am - 8pm

Visitor Center
9am - 5pm daily, 7 days a week. Visitor Center may be closed for one-hour at midday on weekends.